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Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna 2019: Traders insist they bought form for El-Rufai, reject faction’s claims

Traders at Sheikh Mahmud Gumi Market have distanced themselves from a faction of their market association which denied involvement in the purchase of the All Progressives Congress Congress (APC) nomination form for Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i. The Sheikh Mahmud Gumi Market Association on September 10 was announced as joining four other…

VIDEO: Suspected tricycle operators raze VIO office

Almost 50 tricycles damaged as Protesting 'Keke Napep' Drivers Ground activities in parts of Abuja

VIDEO: Several tricycles damaged as ‘Keke Napep’ drivers protest in Abuja


Adam Zango reconciles with Ali Nuhu

A major tussle for supremacy in the Kannywood film industry has finally come to an end with Adam Zango reconciling with Ali Nuhu. The two Kannywood giants have been entangled in squabbles that divided the industry into two factions. Zango posted a picture on his Instagram wall kneeling before Ali…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole

Kaduna APC adopts indirect primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State has adopted indirect primaries for selecting its candidates for the 2019 general elections. The chairman of the party in the state, Emmanuel Jekada, announced the decision in a statement in Kaduna on Thursday. Mr Jekada said the state executive committee had at…

President Muhammadu Buhari nomination form and expression of interest form

Group pays N45m to buy APC presidential form for Buhari

A group has paid the N45 million required  by President Muhammadu Buhari to buy the presidential form of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), a presidential aide has said. The group's action comes barely 24-hours after the formal announcement of dates for the APC primaries and fees for forms for…

Ali Nuhu at the AMVCA 2018 [photo:]

#AMVCA2018: Ali Nuhu wins, dedicates award to cast

Kannywood legend, Ali Nuhu, has added yet another award to his collections; this time around, it is the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards 2018, (AMVCA ) for the best indigenous movie of the year. This year, the award process was filled with many surprises and enthralled winners. The event was…

Kwaru - Unguwar Yero residents defy curfew

Residents defy curfew on Kaduna communities

Residents have ignored a curfew imposed on Kwaru and Ungwan Yero communities August 26 by the Kaduna State Government. The state government announced the restriction on movement in the area after a fight by rival gangs left two youth dead. Governor Nasir El-Rufai visited the families of the victims following…

Ex-NEMA DG, Sani Sidi

Former NEMA boss, Sidi, picks form for Kaduna governorship race

A former National Emergency Management Agency boss, Sani Sidi, has picked the PDP nomination form to contest for the highest seat in Kaduna State. The form was presented to the representative of Mr Sidi, Ahmed Maiyaki, a former spokesperson to governor Ramalan Yero and a host of others by Hassan…

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Nasir El-Eufai [Photo Credit: The Whistler]

Kaduna Govt imposes 24-hour curfew on troubled communities

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Kwaru and Ungwan Yero, two communities affected by violence. This extends the 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. curfew earlier imposed on the neighboring communities in Kaduna North Local Government Area. The government, in a statement by Governor Nasir El-Rufai's spokesperson,…

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Fresh violence reported in another Kaduna community

Suspected gang members on Sunday evening went on rampage in Malali, a community in Kaduna State, attacking residents. The violence is believed to be gang-related with residents saying the attackers were from Badarawa, and that they attacked residents of Unguwan Gado in Malali area of the state. Umma Dauda, a…


NEMA partners NMA on medical response to disasters

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) have entered into a partnership to provide quick medical assistance to disaster victims in the country. The two have constituted a Bilateral Technical Working Group (BTWG) to draw up details of the working relationship. Sani Datti, Head Media…

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Why gang fights easily turn religious in troubled Kaduna communities – Residents

“We have lived under the threat of the unfortunate event at Unguwar Yero and Kwaru for a very long time. We are being terrorised by boys who attack even in broad daylight with dangerous weapons. They collect your possession and run into the community,” Lawal Hussaini said. Several residents of…

Kannywood star actress, Nafeesa Abdullahi. [PHOTO CREDIT: BBC]

Kannywood mourns as Nafeesat Abdullahi loses mother

Colleagues have condoled with Kannywood star actress, Nafeesa Abdullahi, on the death of her mother. Nafeesat announced the death of her mother on her Instagram page on Saturday. "16 years ago one of the two walls shattered, when my father died, and you never allowed us felt his absence, you…

VIDEO: Abuja Building Collapse: Many burried in debris – Building expert

VIDEO: Two feared dead, many trapped in Abuja building collapse

Mahmoud Abubakar Balarabe, SAN

VIDEO: Tears as NBA President, others pay tribute to Raufu Mustapha


#FreeSamuelOgundipe: Protest rocks Abuja over police detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist

VIDEO: #FreeSamuelOgundipe: Protest rocks Abuja over police detention of PREMIUM TIMES journalist


Dino Melaye

VIDEO: ” What happened today was a democratic coup” – Dino Melaye


Sheikh Ahmad Algarkawi,

UPDATED: Kidnapped Kaduna cleric, Sheikh Algarkawi, freed

The Kaduna Islamic cleric kidnapped last week, Ahmad Algarkawi, has been freed, the police said on Sunday. Mukhtar Aliyu, the spokesman for the police in Kaduna, confirmed the release to PREMIUM TIMES. "Yes the sheikh has been rescued by the police in Kaduna. And as far as I know there…


Kaduna court to decide El-Zakzaky’s bail October 4

A Kaduna High Court on Thursday fixed October 4 to rule on the bail application of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife Zinat. The presiding judge, Gideon Kurada, adjourned the matter after counsel to the defendants, Maxwell Kyon, moved the application for…

VIDEO: Large Crowd in Sokoto tell Tambuwal to join PDP


IMN protesters

Zaria Killings: Court frees scores of Shiite IMN members of wrongdoing

A Kaduna High Court on Tuesday freed scores of Shiites accused of wrongdoing by the Kaduna State Government in the violence of December 2015 that led to the massacre of over 300 Shiites. The judge, D.S. Wyom, discharged all the accused while ruling in a no case submission filed by…

Suleman Hunkuyi

2019: Kaduna APC replies Hunkuyi

The Kaduna State All Progressive Congress has said that it will not be distracted by the recent comments made by the senator representing Kaduna North, Suleiman Hunkuyi, that he is back to the Peoples Democratic Party to help the party regain power in 2019. Mr Hunkuyi is among 14 senators…